2013 Playlists

I’ve grouped songs into three categories, but within those groupings, the order means nothing. The only thing I can say definitively about 2013 is that I did not have anything like a definitive #1. A-List Icona Pop, “I Love It” Britney Spears, “Work B*tch” Sky Ferreira, “I Blame Myself” Zedd ft. Foxes, “Clarity” Evol, “Get Up” M.I.A., “Sexodus” Ke$ha,”Die Young” Mariah Carey feat. Miguel, “Beautiful” … Continue reading 2013 Playlists

From the Archives: Simon Frith’s Top 50 (Fall ’92)

[Note: this was a bonus beat included with the Simon Frith Online Exchange. Some YouTube links have been added.] Souvenirs From a History of Popular Music, Part 1: Simon Frith’s Top 50 (Originally published in Radio On, Fall ’92.) I never usually get far with record lists. It’s like reading the dictionary: I start off down the right trail but hours later find I’m thinking … Continue reading From the Archives: Simon Frith’s Top 50 (Fall ’92)